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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, February 7, 2013

February 7, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, February 7, 2013 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning by all throughout the building. Thank you for Being A Senator!

JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Admissions representatives from colleges and universities are beginning their spring visits. Sign up and get information about these schools.
Feb. 13- Blackburn College 8:30
Feb. 13- Southeast Missouri State (SEMO) 9:25
Feb. 14- Iowa Wesleyan
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend these sessions.

The following scholarships are now posted on the database or are available from Mrs. Povse:
SEA teacher scholarship, Order of AHEPA for Greek students, SLICE scholarship for low-income families, Sigma Phi Epsilon for males going to U of I-Urbana, DCCW for Catholic female leaders, the Plato and Flora McCourtney Foundation renewable scholarship for students majoring in scientific or technical fields.

Permission slips for the ISU trip are due Feb. 13, however, the bus is filling fast! Juniors who were given permission slips for the LLCC trip and tour of workforce building should get those in to Mrs. Povse or Ms. Guerrero ASAP.

Don't forget to order your Valentine a Carnation. Cost is only $1 and sales will be in the commons before school and during lunch. Next Wednesday, Feb 13 will be the last day you will be able to pre order a flower.
Do you have High Pride and are you proud to Be A Senator? Show off that pride with some awesome sunglasses! Glasses may be purchased for $10 from Mr. Reed in room 228, Mrs. Hayes in room 152, or Ms. Greco in room 169.
No plans yet for the upcoming 5-day weekend? Join the party and stay out late TONIGHT! EXTREME MIDNIGHT BOWLING, brought to you by the Class of 2016, means 2 hours of ridiculous fun, including shoes, snacks and prizes for just $10!!! All Senators welcome! Tickets are available during both lunch shifts and by Mr. Kramer, so buy yours today and DON’T MISS THE PARTY!!

All parents of a choir student are invited to attend the monthly NOTEABLES meeting, tonigh at 6pm in the Choir Room!

Attention sophomores. We are doing a 2nd order of t-shirts and sweatshirts. If you would like to place an order there are order forms on the bulletin board between room 210 and room 212. Orders are due by Feb. 18th.

Be A Senator will be selling slices of hot, delicious Papa John's pizza today during both lunch shifts for $2 per slice in the commons. If you have SHLotto cards for pizza, you may use them at that time. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza, Today, Today, Today!!

Attn. Senators! Today is Redemption Today! Take your Shlotto cards to the commons during either lunch shift to claim your prize. Remember to put your name and teacher's name on the back because you might win a prize in the drawing on Friday! As always, Thank You for Being a Senator!

Congratulations to the Springfield High Speech & Acting Team along with head coach Lydia Negele, for placing 2nd at Regionals in Chatham this past weekend. Congratulations to Annie Gates for being tournament champion in Oratory and Onsi Kamel for being tournament champion in Informative Speaking. Eight students will be competing in eleven events at Sectionals Saturday in Charleston. Way to go team.

Juniors! Student board member applications for the 2013/2014 school year are available in the Main office. A student must meet the following requirements to apply for the position of Student Board Member:
• Be an incoming high school senior for the 2013-14 school year
• Have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher
• Submit a one-page biographical sketch (double-spaced) outlining the student’s abilities, goals, and reasons why he/she is the best good choice as a Student Board Member
• Provide two written references from teachers, school administrators, or community members
• Provide contact information, including phone number and/or e-mail address.
Deadline for submission of materials is Friday, March 22, 2013.As in the past, students will return their application to their principal.

Tonight is Senior night for Girls Basketball! JV starts at 6 with Varsity following at 7:30. Come out and support the girls and show Lincoln how we get it done in the city! Admission is $3 for students and $5 for adults. Let’s PACK the place.
The Junior class will be selling Papa John's Breadsticks NEXT Thursday, Valentines Day! Three breadsticks and sauce will be sold for only $2.00. Don't miss out!